A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
How did Mohamed Merah happen? In the third of a five-part series on anti-Semitism in France, the roots of the Toulouse gunman.
‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Tablet Original Fiction: Angela loves Paul loves Claire loves Adam loves Angela
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is the best film of 2014, and one of the least Jewish movies ever made
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
Report on Azerbaijan makes further election-year hay out of debate
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
The year they finally included more women
Recalling that MLK’s greatest allies were often rabbis
Wife of Reform leader steps down following review
Plus why Obama should’ve picked a Protestant, and more
Holiday traffic, Tweet Streets, and the ‘H’ word
Obama invites Jews to Muslim meal at the White House
Says Reform movement leader
Retrial for Halimi’s killers, human rights in Gaza, and more in the news
Religion and health care, a false false messiah, and more from the news
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority